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Database Engineer II - Live Ops

Los Angeles, California
Freelance | Job ID #72405 | $75 - $89 hourly | Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Database Engineer II to join the Live Operations team. 



  • Configure, deploy, maintain, and optimize new and existing database infrastructure to support new and existing games and services
  • Design and implement routine data migrations between MySQL data sources as part of routine database consolidation, upgrades and host changes
  • Design and implement replication and backup technologies for critical MySQL databases
  • Design and implement Database level monitoring and alerting for Riot’s MySQL database stack
  • Design and implement Relational Database schema and query changes, supporting assorted service and game development teams with their database performance and application needs.
  • Design and implement automation to manage Riot’s database infrastructure
  • Be part of active 24x7 on call rotation with your team

Required Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years database administration experience working with large (and small) scale Relational MySQL databases
  • 4+ years database administration experience working with cloud based and locally deployed MySQL technologies
  • Experience with full database development life cycle 
  • Proven ability to administrate, maintain, and recover MySQL databases
  • Proven ability to design and implement automated data migrations using replication, code and business logic between data systems
  • Proven ability to work with development teams and service code on schema, query and database design
  • Ability to optimize Database and SQL Query performance
  • Ability to solve problems with programming scripts (python, bash etc) 
  • Ability to implement solutions through automation
  • Proven experience using monitoring and alerting tools to determine health of your database ecosystem. 
  • Associates/Bachelors Degree Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to go on call every 4 weeks.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with AWS RDS or Aurora
  • Familiarity with NoSQL technologies 
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and microservice application developmentLinux systems administration skills (operate the database and the infrastructure)
  • Experience programming in GoLang, Python and/or Java
  • Ability to speak Korean and English conversationally

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $75 - $89 hourly



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